Friends of Riverbend Park


November 2016:  Friends of Riverbend Park  presented with the Elly Doyle ParService Award by Fairfax County Park Authority!


October 2016:  Election of three new FORB board members - Congratulations to Eleanor Anderson, Kevin Dillon and Nancy Waugh!

June 2017: Farewell to Nicki and Brian Costa. Thank you for all your service to the Friends of Riverbend Park!

September 2017: David Nickerson elected as Director of Friends of Riverbend Park

May 3, 2018: Friends of Riverbend Park (FORB) and Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at Riverbend Park Visitors' Center. MOU-FORB-FCPA-050318.pdf

Upcoming events

    • September 22, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Riverbend Park Visitors' Center

    This year the Friends of Riverbend Park (FORB) is holding its annual BBQ Benefit for Riverbend Park at the Visitors' Center on Saturday, September 22nd from 6 to 9 PM. Bring the family and come relax by the Potomac River on a summer's evening. Enjoy a cool drink on the deck followed by a barbeque dinner catered by Mookie's of Great Falls. Meet your friends and neighbors and make  new acquaintances. Explore the exhibits at the Visitors' Center and learn about the many activities available at Riverbend Park. Campfires for s'mores and boat rides on the river will be available. Most importantly, support Riverbend Park with your attendance and tax-deductible donations.  Adults are $50 per person ($20 tax-deductible), children/young adults under 21 $25 per person ($10 tax-deductible) and families $125 ($90 tax-deductible).  To register for the Riverbend Park Barbeque Benefit, click on the "Register" button at left.


Friends of Riverbend Park is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. PO Box 1481 Great Falls, VA 22066-8481

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